Keynote Speaker

Moses K. Tule, Director of Monetary Policy, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Moses Tule is the director for monetary policy at the Central Bank of Nigeria, where he spent more than 27 years. He was a pioneer staff of the Monetary Policy Department from 2005, and rose to become Director in April 2012. He worked in the research department of the central bank for 17 years. He also served as head of the central bank’s Exchange Rate Studies Office, Money and Other Credit Markets’ Office, and Fiscal Relations Office. In 2011, he was appointed head of the Liquidity Assessment Division. He has done extensive research covering Monetary Policy, Financial Sector, Exchange Rate, Macroeconomics and the Real Economy.




Speakers

Anya Duroh, Head of Business Banking, Stanbic IBTC

Anya Duroha currently serves as general manager responsible for business banking at Stanbic IBTC Bank. He has over 20 years of work experience in leading local and international banks in Nigeria and abroad. He started his banking career with Citibank before moving to Diamond Bank, where he held various roles. He also worked at United Bank for Africa (UBA) as head of the corporate banking division. In this role, he oversaw all the divisions in corporate banking, namely manufacturing, agriculture, construction, petrochemicals, infrastructure, aviation, power, maritime, and telecommunications.


Oyebode Oyegoke-Akande, Head of Card Business, Ecobank Nigeria








Felix Oyakhamoh, Business Development Executive, SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited ®

Felix Oyakhamoh, Business Development Executive, SunTrust Team
Oyakhamoh has 25 years of combined experience in banking, petroleum downstream and manufacturing sectors. He worked at Ecobank Nigeria and Oceanic Bank as country head of development finance and microfinance, overseeing the banks’ microfinance, agricultural finance, SME finance, and development partnership activities. He also worked as the managing director and chief executive officer of Mayfair Microfinance Bank Limited. Prior to this, he held various roles at Equitorial Trust Bank, Standard Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa, and Oceanic Bank. He was also appointed as member of the Presidential Technical Committee on Agriculture to Brazil, member of the National Working Group on Microfinance Strategy for Nigeria, member of the Microfinance Advisory Board of Nigeria, member of the Financial Inclusion Strategy Committee, member of the Inter-Agency Committee for the Annual CBN Entrepreneurship Award and member of the Governing Council of the National Association of Small and Medium Enterprises.


Dennis Ezaga, Group Head of Transactional Banking Products, First City Monument Bank Limited

Dennis Ezaga, Group Head of Transactional Banking Products, First City Monument Bank Limited
Ezaga is an accomplished personnel with more than 19 years of experience in banking, specifically in product development, sales, remittances and banking operations. As group head, transaction banking products, he is responsible for supervising the First City Monument Bank's cash management products, international trade products and distributive trade finance products while proactively providing support to grow the business segments they support. Prior to this, Ezaga built and supervised the transaction banking sales and client access teams in Abuja and Northern Nigeria. Dennis holds an ISO lead auditor certification in quality management systems and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Finance and Control of Nigeria and the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria. His interests cover the fields of consumer behaviour, intuitive user interfaces, artificial intelligence, big data analytics and the implementation of augmented reality systems.


Obinna Ukachukwu








Andrew Agbo-Madaki, General Manager, Africa Fintech Network

Andrew Agbo-Madaki is an information security and fintech consultant. He has vast experience in cyber threats, payments, media and communications. He is also the general manager of the Africa FinTech Network. After graduating from the University of South Wales with a Masters in Computer Forensics, he worked with the British Sky Broadcasting Corporation. In 2011, he was employed as a senior cyber threat analyst at Cybyl Technologies Ltd in Surrey, United Kingdom. In 2013 he joined Brinq Africa Payment Solutions as chief technology officer, helping that the company gets a full licence. Agbo-Madaki is also the chief executive officer of Decy-4 Technologies Limited, an information security and payments consultancy. He also serves as communications director of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community (Abuja).


Anthony Eke, Head of Corporate Business, Diamond Bank






Mayowa OWOLABI, Co-Founder, Mobile Monday Nigeria








Chiwete John-Njokanma, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, FINT Technology Africa

Chiwete John-Njokanma is the chief executive officer of FINT Technology Africa, where he is responsible for all the day-to-day management decisions, while creating new frontiers and partnerships for FINT Technology Africa. FINT Technology Africa is the first peer-to-peer lending platform in Nigeria.



Lexi Novitske, Investor, Paystack








Christiana Okenla, Customer Fulfilment Center, United Bank for Africa PLC








Ben Anyalenkeya, Group Head of eBusiness, Unity Bank Plc








Akin (Akinola) Jones, CEO and Co-Founder, Aella Credit

Akin Jones is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Aella Credit.He started his career in the technology, media and telecoms group at Wachovia Securities, completing transactions with a combined value of over $5 billion. Before joining Aella Credit, he was head of investment banking at Primera Africa. He also held senior investment banking roles at BGL PLC, Nigeria and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, USA. Jones graduated with a degree in international business and finance from the Howard University and is one of the very few individuals that has completed three of the leading technology accelerator programs in the world, namely: Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and Barclays.


Tobe Nnadozie, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer, Manna Microfinance Bank Limited

Tobe Nnadozie is a business manager focused on using financial models, appropriate risk frameworks, information technology and operational excellence to create a 'worthwhile desired customer experience' in a timely, effective manner within the financial services sector. He specializes in retail and business banking, transaction banking, innovation, bank modelling, risk management, organizational restructuring, change and project management, enterprise architecture, electronic channels strategy and management, customer tiering and experience management, finance products development, and go-to market programmes.


Samuel Mbonu, Head of Network Security & Technical Architecture, Technology Division, Guaranty Trust Bank

Samuel Mbonu is currently head of network security/technical architecture of the technology division at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. He is an information security expert with broad experience in risk, network security, and endpoint security management. He has direct experience with protecting cardholder data in financial institutions and participated in the development, provisioning and successful execution of various information security programmes. Before joining Guaranty Trust Bank, he was was a security expert at StanbicIBTC Bank. He also worked as a telecommunications transmission engineer at ipNX telcoms and exchange engineer at Nigeria Telecommunications Limited.